Sahar Ataaei

Sahar Ataaei

Asry appoints new Deputy CEO

01 September 2022

Asry (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard), the region’s leading maritime repair and fabrication facility, has announced the appointment of Sahar Ataaei as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

She will be directly responsible for overseeing the divisions of finance, accounts, human resources, information technology, supply chain, corporate communications and support services.

According to a company statement, the appointment coincides with a restructuring of the executive management team that is the latest move in the yard’s ongoing modernisation strategy.

“With growth and sustainability at the heart of the yard’s recent initiative to modernise, this high-level reorganisation is the latest representation of that vision,” Asry said.

“Asry places great importance in empowering and strengthening national competency,” commented Asry Managing Director Mazen Matar on the appointment, “so we are naturally proud to have one of the most experienced and competent national female leaders rising up our executive management team and anticipate further positive contributions from a career that has already brought many advantages to the company and country.”

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